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How many times the diameter of Earth is its distance from the Sun?

Answer

Wiki User
08/19/2009

Earth's equatorial diameter = 7,926 miles

Average distance from the sun = 93,000,000 miles

Ratio of (distance to the sun) / (diameter) = (93,000,000 / 7,926)

= 11,733

You'd have to stack 11,733 earths belly-to-belly in order to reach from the sun to where we are.